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Synonyms for finger

to bring the hands or fingers, for example, into contact with so as to give or receive a physical sensation

to establish the identification of

Synonyms for finger

the length of breadth of a finger used as a linear measure

one of the parts of a glove that provides covering for a finger or thumb

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feel or handle with the fingers

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examine by touch

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search for on the computer

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indicate the fingering for the playing of musical scores for keyboard instruments

References in classic literature ?
The nervous expressive fingers, flashing in and out of the light, might well have been mistaken for the fingers of the devotee going swiftly through decade after decade of his rosary.
Preserving her unmoved countenance, and with her fingers still going, Estella shook her head.
The youth pretended to have forgotten what to do, and asked what finger he must put the ring on so that no sharp weapon could hurt him?
It may be that a leopard or a lion shall kill me, or it may be a tiny bug no bigger than the end of my littlest finger.
with one pinch of my finger and thumb I am going to deliver you from all future peril.
As I sat quietly upon the floor of my prison, waiting for the end, my fingers by accident came in contact with the bit of paper in which the things had been wrapped; and as I idly played with it, my mind roaming far back into the past, that I might live again for a few brief moments before I died some of the many happy moments of a long and happy life, I became aware of strange protuberances upon the smooth surface of the parchment-like substance in my hands.
I wonder what the lines upon my own fingers may resemble.
At daybreak D'Artagnan, who had wandered about the lower hall, biting his fingers to stifle his sighs - D'Artagnan went up once more; and watching the moments when Grimaud turned his head towards him, he made him a sign to come to him, which the faithful servant obeyed without making more noise than a shadow.
Tell me where they are or I will kill you," and the brown fingers of the ape-man closed a little tighter upon the throat of his victim.
Before him, on a couch, the woman lay, and on top of her was Paulvitch, his fingers gripping the fair throat, while his victim's hands beat futilely at his face, tearing desperately at the cruel fingers that were forcing the life from her.
Her hands were clenched in one another, her fingers nervously interlocked.
The light of the lamp illuminated the rich complexion of Rosa, her blue liquid eyes, and her golden hair under her head-dress of gold brocade, with her fingers held up, and showing in the blood, as it flowed downwards in the veins that pale pink hue which shines before the light owing to the living transparency of the flesh tint.
But while they burned close up to his fingers, and while he made a simulation of prodigious puffing, his keen little blue eyes, under shaggy, grizzled brows, intently studied Michael.
She strided up to him and twirled her fingers in his face.
Our business is with the Scots," quoth the elder; "for it was the Scots who cut off daddy's string fingers and his thumbs.